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Twitter remembered ‘Mr. Hockey’ Gordie Howe

Gordie Howe

There's Gordie Howe on the right. (Rana Vig/Flickr)

Canadian ice hockey player and NHL legend Gordie Howe passed away at the age of 88.

Known as "Mr. Hockey" for his playing style, Howe stayed with the Detroit Red Wings for most of his career and won the Stanley Cup four times.

Tributes poured in at the death of the icon who died in Ohio. He was battling severe health issues, including two strokes and advanced dementia.

He played for the Red Wings until 1971, holding records for 801 career goals while being in the top 10 scorers for 21 consecutive years.

He was the NHL All-Star 23 times and joined the Hall of Fame in 1972.

Fun fact: Remember Ferris Bueller's Day Off? Howe was a part of it when he personally sent in his jersey for the movie.

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Twitter remembered ‘Mr. Hockey’ Gordie Howe

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